The Loft extension Specialists Lower Caversham, RG4 5
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Lower Caversham, RG4 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft extension over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Lower Caversham
Most loft extension are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Loft extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders?
- Specialists in loft extension in loft extension area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the cost of many products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included